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The Guns of August (1964) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Nathan Kroll

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Arthur Tourtellot ... (narration) (as Arthur B. Tourtellot)
Barbara Tuchman ... (book)

Cast (in credits order)  

Fritz Weaver ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Archduke Franz Ferdinand Archduke Franz Ferdinand ... Himself (archive footage)
Winston Churchill ... Himself (archive footage)
Georges Clemenceau Georges Clemenceau ... Himself (archive footage)
Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf ... Himself (archive footage)
Crown Prince Hohenzollern Crown Prince Hohenzollern ... Himself (archive footage)
Josephus Daniels Josephus Daniels ... Himself - USN (archive footage)
Duke of Windsor ... Himself - at Funeral of Edward VII, Walks with Father (archive footage) (as Prince Edward)
Emperor Franz Josef Emperor Franz Josef ... Himself (archive footage)
Emperor Karl Emperor Karl ... Himself (archive footage) (as Archduke Karl)
Empress Augusta Victoria Empress Augusta Victoria ... Herself (archive footage)
Empress Zita Empress Zita ... Herself (archive footage) (as Archduchess Zita)
Armand Fallières Armand Fallières ... Himself (archive footage)
John French John French ... Himself (archive footage) (as Sir John French)
Joseph-Simon Galliéni Joseph-Simon Galliéni ... Himself (archive footage)
Grand Duchess Anastasia ... Herself (archive footage)
Grand Duchess Marie Grand Duchess Marie ... Herself (archive footage)
Grand Duchess Olga ... Herself (archive footage)
Grand Duchess Tatiana ... Herself (archive footage)
Grand Duke Nicholas Grand Duke Nicholas ... Himself (archive footage)
Douglas Haig Douglas Haig ... Himself (archive footage)
Jean Jaurès Jean Jaurès ... Himself (archive footage)
Joseph Joffre Joseph Joffre ... Himself (archive footage)
Kaiser Wilhelm II ... Himself (archive footage)
King Albert I King Albert I ... Himself (archive footage)
King Alexander of Yugoslavia King Alexander of Yugoslavia ... Himself (archive footage) (as Crown Prince Alexander)
King Edward VII King Edward VII ... Himself - Funeral (archive footage)
King Ferdinand of Bulgaria King Ferdinand of Bulgaria ... Himself (archive footage)
King Frederik VIII King Frederik VIII ... Himself (archive footage)
King George V ... Himself (archive footage)
King George VI ... Himself - at Funeral of Edward VII, Walks with Father (archive footage) (as Prince Albert)
King Manoel II King Manoel II ... Himself (archive footage)
King Nicholas of Montenegro King Nicholas of Montenegro ... Himself (archive footage)
King Peter of Serbia King Peter of Serbia ... Himself (archive footage)
King Victor Emmanuel III King Victor Emmanuel III ... Himself (archive footage)
Lord Kitchener Lord Kitchener ... Himself (archive footage)
Koningin Elisabeth Koningin Elisabeth ... Herself (archive footage)
V.I. Lenin ... Himself - Speaks Before K. Marx - F. Engels Sign (archive footage)
Karl Liebknecht Karl Liebknecht ... Himself - Harangues Crowd (archive footage)
Nicholas Pasic Nicholas Pasic ... Himself (archive footage)
John J. Pershing ... Himself - with Wilson (archive footage)
Raymond Poincaré Raymond Poincaré ... Himself (archive footage)
Aleksey Nikolaeyvitch Romanov ... Himself (archive footage)
Franklin D. Roosevelt ... Himself - USN During WWI (archive footage) (as Franklin Delano Roosevelt)
Roger Rudel Roger Rudel ... Récitant / Narrator (French version) (voice)
Sultan Mehmed V Sultan Mehmed V ... Himself (archive footage) (as Sultan Mohammed V)
Leon Trotsky ... Himself - Meets German Officers at Brest Litovsk (archive footage)
Tsar Nicholas II ... Himself (archive footage)
Tsarina Alexandra ... Herself (archive footage)
Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg ... Himself (archive footage)
Paul von Hindenburg Paul von Hindenburg ... Himself (archive footage)
Manfred von Richthofen Manfred von Richthofen ... Himself (archive footage)
Woodrow Wilson ... Himself - Blindfolded to Draw Draft No. (archive footage)

Produced by 

Nathan Kroll ... producer
Lawrence G. White ... executive producer

Music by 

Sol Kaplan

Sound Department 

Jack Fitzstephens ... sound editor

Music Department 

Sol Kaplan ... conductor

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